DogPeople :: Souplements




Many of you that have visited our store have met the shop dogs…our Chocolate Labs, Annie Mae and Molly Claire… They think that there are two kinds of people in the world…us “dog people”…and, the “others”…;-) To a Lab, there are more dichotomies…those that love the water, and the “others”…They don’t care if they are on a board or not…they’ll …




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Naish Summer SUP Race Series Finale




We had some killer weather and ocean conditions for the Santa Barbara Naish Summer SUP Race Series finale… Top California standup paddle racers Ernie (EJ) Johnson, and his wife Andie, drove up from Dana Pt. to give the locals a run for their money last Thursday… Here’s Rich Schroeder discussing the course with Bryan Fernandez, EJ, & Andie… This stage …




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2010 Naish Mana SUP's




We just received the new 2010 Naish Mana SUP’s…we are stoked to get these new short wide style SUP’s after seeing them at the Outdoor Retailers show in SLC, Utah last month… Robbie Naish and company have been building quality boards since 1979…Let’s do the math…that’s 30 years…not, 3 years…or 3 months…;-) They come with a killer bamboo fin set, …




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Standup Paddle Racing :: Santa Barbara




Matt spanks Rich Schroeder at our weekly SUP race series… NOT!!! Matt put me up to the pic…;-) Heading out to the first turn… Rich is in good form right now… Adam is helping us out at the shop…he’s a keen triathlete, who is finding a liking for standup paddle racing… John Ford showed up and powered his Naish 11’6″ …




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North Pacific SUP's :: MADE IN THE USA




Tired of the same old same old?L@@King for something newer…more unique…lighter…stronger…custom…more high performance in the waves…MADE IN THE USA with quality craftsmanship…etc…??? Prolly answered “yup”, huh?Wayullll…we have some kewl new shapes out of the Pacific Northwest by Art Colyer… Art Colyer has been shaping high performance surfboards and sailboards for decades…spent 6 years shaping with San Diego-based shaper Rusty Preisendorfer …




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Starboard SUP's




Starboard = QUALITY + INNOVATION… We have the largest selection of Starboard SUP’s in stock in the Americas…North or South… We bring the Starboard SUP’s directly in by the container from the factory… We know the product line better than ANY shop on the planet…we constantly contribute to the design team and push refinements to the top of the production …




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17th ANNUAL KEN HARMOUNT PIER TO PIER PADDLE




17th ANNUAL KEN HARMOUNT PIER TO PIER PADDLE A BENEFIT FOR CENTRAL COAST JUNOR LIFEGUARDS SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12TH, 2009 OLD PORT BEACH, AVILA, CA. Kayaks, Paddleboards, SUPs, Surfboards etc. “A FUN PADDLE” REGISTRATION: 7:00 – 7:45am 8:00am Paddler’s Meeting 8:30am Water start Two distances to choose 6.5 miles (Classic) From Old Port Beach to Pismo Pier or 13 miles (Endurance) …




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Hobie Wine & Roses SUP/Paddleboard Race




Major props to Steve Leo for smoothing the way to get an inaugural SUP/paddleboard race added to this year’s 10th Annual Wine & Roses Regatta here in Santa Barbara… Next year’s event is already in the planning stage, so please mark the 3rd Saturday in August on your paddle racing calendar now…this is the only event in Santa Barbara where …




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Hobie Wine and Roses :: SUP Racing




Reminder about the Wine and Roses event in Santa Barbara tomorrow…SUP & Paddle Board RaceSaturday, August 15 @ 8:30AM In Conjunction with Wine & RosesHobie Cat Charity RegattaLeadbetter Beach, Santa Barbara, CA BBQ followed by Charity Auction/Raffle6:00pm Saturday Santa Barbara Yacht Club Proceeds to go to Make A Wish Foundation of the Tri-Counties… We had another of Naish Summer SUP …




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Nikki Gregg SUP Bootcamp for Wahines




Nikki Gregg is in town with her all women standup paddle fitness bootcamps… Santa Barbara, Ca (Aug 12th-14th and 15th-16th)… Call the shop or call Nikki directly at (808)542-5399… She still has a couple of places left…so don’t delay…The shwag, board/paddle useage, and catered lunches alone are worth the price of admission…;-) Nikki Gregg has 10 years of experience as …




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